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Final Piece Of Memorial Drive Roof Redevelopment Lowered Into Place Davis Cup Tennis Competition 1900-2019 Bruny Island Lighthouse Development Under Consideration Fed Cup Tennis Competition 1963-2019 Great Tennis Player Margaret Court Marine Farming Development To Be Consolidated Into Single Plan Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains
 
Final Piece Of Memorial Drive Roof Redevelopment Lowered Into Place

Final Piece Of Memorial Drive Roof Redevelopment Lowered Into Place

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall South Australia Minister for Recreation Sport and Racing Corey Wingard Memorial Drive Roof In Place As Venus Williams Signs On For 2020 Tournament Victor P Taffa Final piece of the Marshall Government’s $10 Million Memorial Drive roof redevelopment has been lowered into place with official completion just weeks away, ahead […]

Davis Cup Tennis Competition 1900-2019

Davis Cup Tennis Competition 1900-2019

Davis Cup Tennis Team Competition Victor P Taffa Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men’s tennis and is run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Davis Cup is contested annually between teams from competing countries in a knock-out format. Women’s equivalent of the Davis Cup is the Fed Cup. Australia, Czech Republic […]

Bruny Island Lighthouse Development Under Consideration

Bruny Island Lighthouse Development Under Consideration

Tasmania Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Peter Gutwein New Development For Bruny Island Lighthouse Victor P Taffa Latest exciting development through the Hodgman Government’s rigorous and transparent EOI process will progress to lease and license negotiations.   Bruny Island Safaris’ proposal for Cape Bruny Lighthouse Station will protect and repurpose three existing heritage buildings, […]

Fed Cup Tennis Competition 1963-2019

Fed Cup Tennis Competition 1963-2019

Fed Cup Tennis Team Competition Victor P Taffa Fed Cup is the premier international team event in women’s tennis and is run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Fed Cup was launched in 1963 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Until 1995 the competition was known as the Federation Cup. […]

Great Tennis Player Margaret Court

Great Tennis Player Margaret Court

Margaret Court Transcended Both Amateur And Professional Eras Victor P Taffa Sport of Tennis has had many great players in both Amateur and Professional eras however if there was one player who transcended both it was Margaret Court. Margaret Court for many reasons can be regarded as the greatest Tennis Player either Male or Female […]

Marine Farming Development To Be Consolidated Into Single Plan

Marine Farming Development To Be Consolidated Into Single Plan

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Sustainable Growth For Salmon Industry Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government strongly supports responsible and sustainable growth in the Salmon Industry, which provides thousands of direct and indirect jobs, many of which are in regional areas. Through our Sustainable Industry Growth Plan for the Salmon Industry, we […]

Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks

Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks

High Speed Rail Operates On Heavy Rail Tracks Victor P Taffa Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail (HSR Aka Japan’s Bullet Train) is essentially a Heavy Rail Train that operates at 500 km/h. Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail includes a Roll-on Roll-off Rail Ferry across Bass Strait. HSR travels on Heavy Rail Tracks that […]

Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons

Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons

Railway Facts And Figures Victor P Taffa Railway Planners and Politicians who do not know or ignore the Past cannot Plan for the Present let alone the Future. Given what has gone on with closure of Branch Railways throughout New South Wales it would seem rather mad capped for the North West Railway Line under […]

Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines

Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines

SAY YES TO HEAVY RAIL: SAY NO TO METRO RAIL Victor P Taffa         Country New South Wales had many Branch Railway Lines closed and replaced by more costly bus services. The Newcastle Line is next and it would seem that this policy is driven by Baron Richard Beeching in the U.K. […]

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

Victor P Taffa Sydney Harbour Bridge opened on 19 March 1932 catering for 6 undivided road lanes and 4 Railway Lines. 2 Western side Railway Lines continue to take trains to and from the North Shore. 2 Eastern side Railway Lines were intended initially for a Railway to the Northern Beaches that was abandoned in […]

Queensland Future Fund To Be Established By Palaszczuk Govt

Queensland Future Fund To Be Established By Palaszczuk Govt

12 December 2019

Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad Palaszczuk Government To Establish Queensland Future Fund Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is committed to delivering more jobs in more industries, in addition to building the infrastructure and providing the services Queenslanders need today and in the future. To support our current economic plan and, importantly, guarantee Queensland’s future economic […]

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Posted in Business

13 New Officers Graduate From Corrective Services Academy

13 New Officers Graduate From Corrective Services Academy

12 December 2019

Queensland Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan QCS Welcomes More New Officers Victor P Taffa A class of 13 new custodial officers graduated from the Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Academy in Wacol yesterday. Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan congratulated the newest graduates and welcomed them to the QCS workforce. “These graduates are well prepared […]

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Macedon Ranges Shire Council To Expand Organic Waste Collection

Macedon Ranges Shire Council To Expand Organic Waste Collection

12 December 2019

Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio Boosting Organic Recycling In Macedon Victor P Taffa Macedon Ranges Shire Council is expanding their kerbside organic waste collection to include food organics and diverting thousands of tonnes of waste from landfill, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Government. Minister for Energy, Environment […]

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Posted in Environment

Victoria’s Resources Boom Produces Rise In Local Jobs

Victoria’s Resources Boom Produces Rise In Local Jobs

12 December 2019

Victoria Minister for Resources Jaclyn Symes Victoria Strikes Gold With Mining Jobs Growth Victor P Taffa Victoria’s resources boom is producing a massive rise in local jobs, with the Andrews Government’s support of the minerals exploration sector leading to huge investment by companies in Victoria. Latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show Victorian mining employment […]

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Historic Mandurah Homicide $250,000 Reward On Offer

Historic Mandurah Homicide $250,000 Reward On Offer

12 December 2019

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts $250,000 Reward To Help Solve Historic Mandurah Homicide Victor P Taffa Government offers reward to help Police solve 39-year cold case mystery Calls and online reports to Crime Stoppers can be made anonymously State Government has announced a $250,000 reward for information on the murder of Annette Caroline […]

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Posted in Law & Order

Premier’s Book Awards Open For Entries

Premier’s Book Awards Open For Entries

12 December 2019

Western Australia Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards Open For Entries Victor P Taffa Premier’s Book Awards support, develop and recognise excellence in Western Australian writing with a total prize pool of $105,000 available $60,000 Western Australian Writer’s Fellowship is one of the most valuable Literary awards in […]

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Posted in Literary & Arts

Two Facility Upgrades Completed At TIO Stadium Oval

Two Facility Upgrades Completed At TIO Stadium Oval

11 December 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss TIO Stadium Oval Two Facility Upgrades Complete Victor P Taffa In great news for women’s sport in the Northern Territory, TIO Stadium now has 4 new change rooms at Oval Two as part of the Territory Government’s $3 Million investment in facilities at the stadium. […]

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Judge Tanya Fong Lim Appointed Deputy Chief Judge Of The Local Court

Judge Tanya Fong Lim Appointed Deputy Chief Judge Of The Local Court

11 December 2019

Northern Territory Attorney-General Natasha Fyles Territorian Appointed Deputy Chief Judge Of The Local Court Victor P Taffa Judge Tanya Fong Lim has been appointed as the Deputy Chief Judge of the Northern Territory Local Court. Appointment of Judge Fong Lim fills a vacancy left by Judge Elizabeth Morris who was appointed Chief Judge of the […]

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Posted in Legal Affairs

Education Capital Works Program Reveals Nine More Designs

Education Capital Works Program Reveals Nine More Designs

11 December 2019

South Australia Minister for Education John Gardner Nine More Designs Revealed As Part Of Education Capital Works Program Victor P Taffa Thousands more students and their families can now see what their future school will look like, with concept designs revealed for nine new school upgrades across South Australia. Marshall Government’s $1.3 Billion capital works […]

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Support Package For Drought-Affected South Australian Farmers

Support Package For Drought-Affected South Australian Farmers

11 December 2019

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone $21 Million Support Package For Drought-Affected South Australian Farmers Victor P Taffa South Australian drought affected farmers will get extra support through a dedicated $21 Million package announced by the Marshall Liberal Government today. Drought Support Program will help farmers and families […]

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Posted in Agriculture

Emergency Department Presentations Up 2.2 % On Previous Year

Emergency Department Presentations Up 2.2 % On Previous Year

11 December 2019

Tasmania Minister for Health Sarah Courtney New Emergency Department Figures Released Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is committed to building a better health system for Tasmanians, Minister for Health Sarah Courtney said. This is underpinned by an unprecedented $8.1 Billion investment into health over 4 years. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has today released […]

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Posted in Health

Summer Aviation Firefighting Fleet Launched At Springvale Air Base

Summer Aviation Firefighting Fleet Launched At Springvale Air Base

11 December 2019

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Mark Shelton Tasmania’s Firefighting Readiness Bolstered Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s summer aviation firefighting fleet was launched today at the Springvale Air Base at Cranbrook, where the contracted aircraft are being used to control the McNeills Road fire at Swansea, Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Mark […]

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Non-Government Schools Receive Funding Boost

Non-Government Schools Receive Funding Boost

10 December 2019

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Victoria Minister for Education James Merlino Funding Boost For Non-Government Schools Victor P Taffa Dozens of Catholic and independent schools across Victoria will share in more than $70 Million to build and upgrade facilities, giving students better schools and the best start in life. Victorian school students will benefit from a […]

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School Infrastructure Upgrades Receive Smarter Planning

School Infrastructure Upgrades Receive Smarter Planning

10 December 2019

Victoria Minister for Planning Richard Wynne Victoria Minister for Education James Merlino Smarter Planning For School Infrastructure Upgrades Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is making it easier for Catholic and independent schools to upgrade and build new vital education facilities across Victoria. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has introduced a streamlined planning permit process for […]

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Posted in Education

Top Volunteering Gong Goes To Blacktown Cop

Top Volunteering Gong Goes To Blacktown Cop

08 December 2019

New South Wales Minister for Communities Gareth Ward Blacktown Cop Claims Top Volunteering Gong Victor P Taffa New South Wales Police Force Chief Inspector Bob Fitzgerald, based in Blacktown, has taken out the New South Wales Volunteer of the Year award for outstanding service to community groups and organisations across Western Sydney. Minister for Families, […]

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Posted in Welfare Services

Up To 40,000 Jobs And 58,000 New Homes For Macarthur Area Over Next 20 Years

Up To 40,000 Jobs And 58,000 New Homes For Macarthur Area Over Next 20 Years

08 December 2019

New South Wales Minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes Greater Macarthur Growth Area Gets Tick Of Approval Victor P Taffa Sydney’s Greater Macarthur area will deliver up to 40,000 jobs and 58,000 new homes over the next 20 years, thanks to the New South Wales Government formally declaring the region as a growth […]

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Posted in Planning

QAS Moore Park Beach First Responder Group Formed

QAS Moore Park Beach First Responder Group Formed

08 December 2019

Queensland Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles New QAS First Responder Group For Moore Park Beach Victor P Taffa Moore Park Beach residents experiencing an emergency are set to receive care even quicker with the formation of the Moore Park Beach First Responder Group. Comprising of volunteers from within the community, the Queensland […]

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Posted in Health

Townsville Boosted By Extra Police Resources

Townsville Boosted By Extra Police Resources

08 December 2019

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan Extra Police Resources For Townsville Victor P Taffa There will be a significant boost to community safety in Townsville over the holiday period with Police acting proactively to target those responsible for illegal and anti-social behaviour. Commissioner for Police Katarina Carroll and Minister for Police Mark Ryan were both […]

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Posted in Law & Order

Firefighting Appliances Boosted By $125 Million Investment

Firefighting Appliances Boosted By $125 Million Investment

08 December 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Emergency Services Francis Logan $125 Million Investment In New Western Australia-Built Firefighting Appliances Victor P Taffa Two new contracts valued at $125 Million awarded to manufacture new modern firefighting vehicles, built in Western Australia Ensuring Western Australia has modern equipment to deal with bushfire threats Successful […]

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Wanneroo Secondary College Upgrade Gets Underway

Wanneroo Secondary College Upgrade Gets Underway

08 December 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Education and Training Sue Ellery Works Begin On $5 Million Upgrade At Wanneroo Secondary College Victor P Taffa Construction begins on $5 Million upgrades to Wanneroo Secondary College Construction contract awarded to local Western Australian company Crothers Construction, supporting local jobs Works expected to be completed […]

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Posted in Education

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